Injunctions to Stop Investigations

Posted in : Comyn Kelleher Tobin on Employment Law Precedents on 12 December 2011
Eamon Harrington
Comyn Kelleher Tobin
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Today's article looks at the use of an injunction by an employee to stop an employer's investigation into alleged misconduct.

Case Name And Reference: Deirdre McLoughlin v Setanta Insurance Services Ltd

Court Or Tribunal: High Court (Laffoy J., 8th November 2011)

Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: High Court restraining Employer from continuing with an Investigation.

The Employee successfully sought an injunction to restrain her employer from proceeding with an investigation. The Employee sought to stop the investigation saying she was absolutely convinced that the defendant’s attempt to suspend her, which she contended was wholly unlawful and did not accord with any fair procedures whatsoever,

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Eamon Harrington
Comyn Kelleher Tobin

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